The Illustrated Magazine of New Writing
Popshot is a beautifully illustrated magazine that publishes short stories, flash fiction and poetry from the literary new blood.
A wave of heartache has inspired this poem by Cristina Haraba. Illustration by Daria Skrybchenko
February 8th 2018
Our spring edition comprises short stories, flash fiction and poetry encapsulating the yearning, promise and excitement of romance
January 25th 2018
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Robin Vicary’s mesmerising short story takes us to nineteenth-century Paris. Illustration by Emily Wren
Barry Charman’s flash fiction piece explores the allure and danger of romance. Illustration by Joseph Crisp
Kirsty Dunn suggests how to reignite the passion in a relationship in this satirical manual. Illustrations by Michael Parkin
January 24th 2018
Send in your short stories, flash fiction on the theme of truth for our 20th issue. Submissions close on February 26.
January 15th 2018
A long-awaited update from the editorial team two weeks until the spring issue goes on sale
What happens when we sleep? Ethan Chapman’s chilling short story explores one of his childhood fears. Illustration by Jude Labuca.
January 2nd 2018
Oeil Jumratsilpa’s poem celebrates those few people who inspire you live better and with more spirit. Illustration by Jai Kamat
December 7th 2017
Our inbox is overflowing with hundreds of your short stories and poems. Now we just have to select the finest. Illustration by Yu Ming Huang.
December 6th 2017
L P Lee’s short story was inspired by East Asian folklore surrounding the mysterious fox spirit. Illustration by Vector That Fox.
December 1st 2017
Hannah Thompson’s short story plays with the light and dark of fairytales. Illustration by Ashley Floréal.
November 2nd 2017
Steve Harrison’s poem comes from the idea that changing light affects both nature and humankind’s behaviour. Illustration by Thomas Pullin.
October 24th 2017
We are now accepting short fiction and poetry submissions for our nineteenth issue on the theme of ‘Romance’. Send in your writing before November 27th.